Orthostereograph viewer from the cottage
viewer is patented in 1904.
measures 3 1/2 by 7 inches from edge to edge.
The viewer lenses make it easier to
obtain focus. A partition prevents the right eye from
seeing the left picture and prevents
the left eye from seeing the right picture.
This viewer (and slides) can be loaned
relative who asks. Please inquire.
be a great 'Show and Tell' for school ??)
One of the best web sites I
have seen regarding this subject provides more details.
If you want more information
at this discovered site, please see:
Notes on Stereography
slides are numbered starting with 01. The back of many
back side scans have the letter 'b' appended to the slide
Slide "00" (and
"00b") were recently created just for fun...
Click on the following link
to see the highest quality large sized slides :
image detail and annotation.)
If you want to see the slides in 3D, first find out what size works for you
(and your monitor settings.)
The slide images below are cropped to make width
simpler on your monitor. Most
individual's eyes are approximately 2 1/2 inches apart.
To view these slides in 3D, the
width of each image (BOTH pictures) should not exceed 5
(If you practice, you may be able to view these slides in 3D at a size up to perhaps 6.5 inches.)
On your monitor, as the picture size is
reduced, the picture loses detail, so for the best picture, I would
suggest viewing the largest image size which is less than 5 inches wide.
[You could practice focusing on smaller sized images and then work up to larger sizes.]
Note: When attempting to view in 3D try to gaze into the distance.
(I may need more explanation, so please email me or visit the Notes on Stereography web site if
you have difficulty.)
When you find a size that works for you, just click on the respective sized image to view the set.
A new page opens up with all slides available by scrolling vertically.
Once you gain focus on the respective sized page, just scroll the page down for each image.
(Please let me know if "Size 1" appears too large for your situation or "Size 9" appears too small.)